Sep 8, 2012 6:30pm EDT
security when they come back into town. >> there has been talk that president obama might look at cyber security through an executive order. >> yesand during his -- in the party platform at the democratic convention that was hinted at a, that he could go that route. and the white house as either an executive order or some type of executive action is still in the cards. the lobby watching that, too. >> gaupham nagesh of ceq, anything to add to that? >> sure, there is a draft of the order out there. there is steadily discussion of what it would look like. it is not dissimilar to the final version of the senate bill, which was essentially voluntary public-private councils that would be implemented as standard and as best practices. and what standards could be implemented during question because this is not legislation. it would be an executive program and the authorities are more limited. the real question is whether the industry would go along. some wood. -- would. there are some that would be open to this, especially if there is some fourth information open about cyber security threats.
Sep 10, 2012 8:00pm EDT
they revisit cybersecurity when they come back in town. >> now there has been some talk that president obama might look at cybersecurity through an executive order. >> yes, and during his -- in the party's platform at the democratic convention, that was -- that he could go that route, and the white house says that either an executive order or some type of executive action is still in the cards. so, we'll all be watching that, too. >> anything to add? >> the white house -- there's a draft executive order they're not acknowledging but it's out there. so definitely some discussion about what that would look like. it's not dissimilar to the final version of the senate bill, which was essentially voluntary public-private council that would implement standard that would be considered best practices, what incentives could be implemented are in question because this isn't legislation. at it an executive program. and there are authorities and therefore more limited. the real question is whether industry would play ball, and some would, particularly i think telecom industries, some of these already fa